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U.S. Coast Guard
Personnel Service Center

Advancements and Separations Branch

 4200 WILSON BLVD STE 1100
 ARLINGTON VA 20598-7200

                                               High Year Tenure (HYT)                                            


NEWS UDPATE:  CG PSC is currently in the process of moving from Arlington, VA to CGHQ in Washington, DC.  Beginning Thursday, December 3rd, our office will not have access to the Coast Guard network until we arrive at CGHQ on Tuesday, December 8th.  Please contact us in advance if you have any questions or concerns.  Thank you for your patience in this matter.


HOT:  HYT Waiver Process

The 2016 HYT waiver process was recently announced in ALCGENL 204/15.  Please follow the below timeline regarding the waiver submission process:


***Initial 2016 HYT Candidate List - Click HERE***
*Note: The 2016 HYT Candidate List is posted on the CG PSC-epm page on CGPORTAL and can only be accessed from a CG workstation.  When prompted to select a certificate, please select the
e-mail certificate.




Phase One
E3 to E5 members & those members requesting retirement

*Due by 1 November 2015*

- HYT Waiver: Template
- HYT Waiver to be Retained until 20 Years Template
  (For those members with 18 to 20 years on 1 September 2016)

*Due by 1 March 2016*

- All HYT Retirement Requests:  Template

Phase Two
Critical Fill positions for E6 to E8 Members Only
*Submission instructions/deadline will be announced in future message*





Please send all HYT documents and inquiries to: 

HYT Additional Resources:

- HYT Calculator
*Note: The above HYT Calculator is for planning purposes only.  If you feel that there is a discrepancy with the data that is being calculated that is different than current Coast Guard policy, please confirm with your command and then contact EPM-1 at the below portal email address immediately.

- HYT Command Checklist
*Note:  This checklist is to provide guidance to commands with screening members that have been identified as HYT candidates.  This checklist was established to assist locally.  Please do not send the checklist to us UNLESS one of the questions was answered with a 'Yes' or other known issues exist.  Questions marked as 'Yes' DO NOT disqualify members from HYT unless confirmation is received from CG PSC-epm-1.

- 2016 HYT Frequently Asked Questions - Click HERE

- HYT Update - Flag Voice #451

- Military Separations, COMDTINST M1000.4  - Click HERE

- COMDTNOTE 1000, HYT CG-1 to Military Separations - ALCOAST 114/15

 Please send all HYT documents and inquiries to: 


High Year Tenure (HYT) Program - Previous Years
Note: New naming convention for HYT 2016 is the year members will separate or retire, not the year they are identified (as previous years).

2014  (Separate no later than 01 September 2015) 

Adjustment to Professional Growth Points for the Active Duty Enlisted Workforce ALCOAST 039/14

High Year Tenure Changes (2014 and Beyond)  FLAG Voice #410

Workforce Shaping SITREP  Flag Voice #403

High Year Tenure (HYT) Professional Growth Point (PGP) Waiver Panel Results  ALCGPSC 065/14

HYT Waiver Precept

2013  (Separate no later than 01 September 2014) 

Reactivation of Enlisted High Year Tenure (HYT) Professional Growth Points (PGP) ALCOAST 171/13

Enlisted Workforce Management Initiatives  Flag Voice 372

Action to Address Delayed Opportunities for Enlisted Advancement and “A” Schools SHIPMATES 25



Please send all HYT documents or inquiries to:



Helpful Links

 - Disability Evaluations Branch PSC-psd-de
Department of  Veterans Affairs (VA)
 - MGIG/Post 911 Education Benefits

 - CG Institute
 - EI-PDR submissions & corrections

- Force Readiness Command FORCECOM
 - CG PPC Customer Service



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